With More Bank Mergers Coming Integration Efficiency is Key

There has been a merger trend in banking the last few years and banks are now beginning to feel the pressure to speed of the integration process; there are a lot of aspects to a merger, technology, culture, process and more; “The first 100 days will really set the tone on how this thing is going to move,” said Neil Dhar, Head of Financial Services at PricewaterhouseCoopers, to American Banker. “That is so critical.”; to help ensure the merger goes as smooth as possible the parties need to go over all aspects of the deal even before an agreement is reached; there are so many potential obstacles that knowing exactly what is expected will set the tone for the transition. Source.

  • Todd is the host of PitchIt: the fintech startups podcast, a weekly interview show featuring emerging fintech founders and leading venture capitalists. He is responsible for leading the content team which covers fintech through daily & weekly email newsletters, editorial, virtual events, and in-person conferences. He has been covering fintech, banking, and venture capital for more than 15 years, including speaking regularly at industry events.

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